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Dr. George Francis

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Ernakulam

26 Years Experience
Dr. George Francis BDS, MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Ernakulam
26 Years Experience
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. George Francis is a popular Dentist in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. He has had many happy patients in his 26 years of journey as a Dentist. He has completed BDS, MDS - Orthodontics . You can meet Dr. George Francis personally at Mother Mary Dental Clinic in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. Book an appointment online with Dr. George Francis and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Manglore University - 1991
MDS - Orthodontics - Kuvempu University,Davangere - 2014
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Dear doctor sir, I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Dear doctor sir,
I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.
It might be due to vitamin b complex deficiency, use b complex tablets for one month daily one time and to get relief from ulcer apply curenext oral gel on ulcers.
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Most of the teeth in my mouth, I feel it's loose and shaking. I have this sensation every time after eating hard food like roti, chikki etc. Is it a problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Most of the teeth in my mouth, I feel it's loose
 and shaking. 
I have this sensation every time after eating hard fo...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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I want to clean my teeth my teeth are stained with panmasala looking very stains can I make them white?

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
I want to clean my teeth my teeth are stained with panmasala looking very stains can I make them white?
Go for oral prophylaxis. Ultrasonic scaling and polishing. If not clean go for tooth bleaching. You can go for veneering also.
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Hi, I have mouth ulcer since past two months. I mean a blister over my right side of tongue. Please suggest me some sort of medication.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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My teeth changes colour sometimes they are yellowish white and some times they are blackish yellow they are looking so bad what I can do in this condition.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth changes colour sometimes they are yellowish white and some times they are blackish yellow they are looking s...
Hi lybrate-user you should perhaps get your teeth scaling (cleaning) done by a dentist all the best.
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Everybody burped around me or after talking to me, making me think I may have some kind of serious bad breath. Please tell me what might go wrong, I'm pretty frustrated.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Everybody burped around me or after talking to me, making me think I may have some kind of serious bad breath. Please...
dry mouth could be a reason for bad breath bad breathe is due to the malodorous gases being formed by the bacteriae and food that we consume. thus scaling and a good precise prescription of drugs could be of help.
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I have problem with my teeth they are all tortuous and I get blood while brushing teeth and all the skin gums under the teeth have became black. So can you give me solution to these problems.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have problem with my teeth they are all tortuous and I get blood while brushing teeth and all the skin gums under t...
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I am suffering from chronic mouth ulcers and when I told to a dentist he said it occurs with stress and tension and I want clarification and solution.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am suffering from chronic mouth ulcers and when I told to a dentist he said it occurs with stress and tension and I...
Yes the dentist is right, there are some oral diseases for which stress and tension is one of the main causes. Apply clenora gel over ulcers thrice daily after meals, avoid hot and spicy foods for some days.
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Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is an effective procedure which is used to treat a tooth whose pulp has been infected. The treatment helps to remove the elimination and further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks. Root canals are physical hollows in a tooth which naturally consists of nerves, blood vessels and other cellular beings.

Learning about Root Canal Treatment-

Before one decides to go for root canal treatment, it is important to realize that this method is useful for preserving a dead tooth, not to save one. So, why does one keep the old tooth which is beyond repair? One can pull out the dead tooth and fill the gap with an implant along with an artificial tooth. However, the main reason for doing this is because it is much simpler than an implant. Even though the old tooth is dead, one can immensely benefit from keeping it as its structure will help you to chew food and talk properly.

In root canal therapy, the doctor cuts off the infected nerve tissue inside the tooth so as to prevent it from infecting the rest of the tooth. But there are consequences of root canal therapy as well. A root canal procedure makes the tooth brittle and much more fracture prone. This is because the inside of the tooth has been removed leaving the outside shell dry and brittle. This is why a root canal therapy often involves a second procedure called crown. A root canaled tooth needs to be protected because the tissue inside of it has been removed. Here comes the crown. The crown is a strong outer covering which is even stronger than the enamel which preserves the structure of the tooth thus preventing fractures.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may result in failure of the root canal treatment due to decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth structure.

Factors Determining the Success of Root Canal Treatment-

A root canal therapy is an attempt at saving the remains of your tooth. However, sometimes the damage is too much or the enamel is too brittle to withstand the procedure. These factors may cause the loss of a tooth.

Many factors contribute to the success of root canal treatment and not all factors can be determined in advance. Some of the factors are:

  1. individual resistance to infection.
  2. the size, shape and location of the canals.

A case may be more difficult if the tooth has blocked, curved, or narrow canals. The treatment may not relieve the symptoms and treatment can sometimes fail for unexplained reasons. If treatment fails, other procedures (including re-treatment or surgery) may be necessary to retain the tooth, or it may have to be extracted. During and after treatment, the patient may experience some pain or discomfort, swelling, bleeding and loosening of dental restorations and may also need antibiotics to treat any associated infections.

Another factor in this method is the development of an abscess near the root of the tooth if some of the infection remains back or if the antibiotics are not effective enough. Root canal instruments sometimes separate (break) inside the canal which may or may not effect the prognosis. If the separated fragment cannot be retrieved, it may be sealed inside the root canal, or require additional treatment in the future.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may fail if the root canal treatment, decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth.

Alternative Techniques-

The alternative techniques to root canal therapy include either no treatment or tooth extraction. Tooth extraction may be followed by any prosthetic replacement procedure like dental implants or a removable denture. One can also fix a partial denture which is commonly called a bridge in medical terms.

Conducting no treatments is often accompanied by factors like occasional pains, infection and a possibility of deterioration in the dental infection such that the tooth will no longer be restorable. If a massive loss of tooth structure occurs, then extraction may be the only option.

Taking all factors into consideration, root canal therapy is a very effective method for removing dental infection and is the best possible method in the field.

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There are some problem in my teeth when I eat sweets and after eating when drink water it seems that I realize shock in my teeth please tell me solution for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Himatnagar
There are some problem in my teeth when I eat sweets and after eating when drink water it seems that I realize shock ...
Its needs to be checked whether any cavity or not. X ray of that tooth may be required. So consult nearest dentist soon.
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My wisdom tooth is coming as I m getting too much pain so which tab I should prefer.

BDS
Dentist, Botad
Rx tinimox - 3 times a day for four days. tab ebility 3 times a day for four days. cap lynax 2 times aday for 3 days ... if pain is more than u require tab ketorol DT ( u can take it when pain is more )
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How to whiten teeth any home remedy and suggest good toothpaste for whiten teeth.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
How to whiten teeth any home remedy and suggest good toothpaste for whiten teeth.
For whiten the teeth you have to go for bleaching and not any paste is available for whiten the teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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I have chronic bad breath issues. I have been to dental clinic and all seems fine. Need help now what to do or where to approach.

BDS
Dentist, Jodhpur
Bad breath, technically known as halitosis, may occur due to several reasons. Most common cause is bad oral hygiene. If you r maintaining good oral hygiene than other reasons could be related to your stomach and intestines. Bad breath may also result due to acidity in stomach or may be due to constipation. Dry mouth can also be the reason. So consult your dentist and physician for the needful. Drink plenty of water and have more of juicy fruits.
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The necessity of using a good tooth paste

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
The necessity of using a good tooth paste
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
252 people found this helpful

Sugar free treats for children

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Sugar free treats for children
11. If your child has a sweet tooth, look for sugar free sweets.
239 people found this helpful

My mother is 72 years old - she has lost her teeth. Should we go for dentures or mix implants with dentures?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My mother is 72 years old - she has lost her teeth. Should we go for dentures or mix implants with dentures?
it is better to go for implant supported denture so that it gives more support and and reliability to u r mother so go for it
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Hi, From a very long time, my left side of the tongue is getting touched by 3rd molar teeth and my tongue is hurting, Have shown to doctors, some say it is nothing to do with teeth, have applied kenacort to tongue, have got teeth little bit grinded also, there is a slight relief from that but still it is rubbing against the teeth. What do I do? Please suggest.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
Hi,
From a very long time, my left side of the tongue is getting touched by 3rd molar teeth and my tongue is hurting,...
Permanent solution to your problem is getting the third molar extracted from the concerned side. As you have mentioned you got some relief after grinding the tooth. Here is another permanent solution if you do not want tooth removal, mostly the 3rd molar is out of occlusion so it will not trouble you. Visit a dentist ask him/her to trim the molar tooth to maximum and an ultra thin cap fabrication for the same. Problem will be resolved. Thank you.
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My Maxilla has been removed due to cancer. Is reconstruction of it is possible ? Where ? Ahemdabad

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Yes it is possible and we have done a case where both Mozilla and mandible was removed on left side technology is so advanced that different kind of prosthesis us available which Wii have teeth as wel as act as pseudo maxilla
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